The Ultimate Guide to Having Kind Kids This Christmas

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We all want our kids to be happy at Christmas. But most of us want more than that. We want our kids to be kind, too. That can be difficult with so much emphasis at Christmas on getting. But it isn’t impossible.

I’ve been focusing for a few years on ways for kids to develop character at Christmastime. As part of the Festive Family Holiday Hop, I want to share the resources I’ve been gathering to teach kids to be kind.

The Ultimate Guide to Having Kind Kids This Christmas

The Ultimate Guide to Having Kind Kids This Christmas

How to Help Your Kids Develop Character at Christmastime

In my post “How to Help Your Kids Develop Character at Christmastime,” you’ll find a list of 4 important ways you can focus on character along with a roundup of resources.

Using Variations of Elf on the Shelf to Encourage Kindness

I’m excited about the new variations of elf on the shelf that encourage kindness. You can find a roundup of ideas in my post “Using Variations of Elf on the Shelf to Encourage Kindness.”

Using Kindness Elves to Encourage Kindness - Ideas and Free Printables

In my post on “Using Kindness Elves to Encourage Kindness {Ideas and Free Printables},” I added more resources and free printables.

New Kindness Elf Ideas for Building Character This Christmas

Update: In my “New Kindness Elf Ideas for Building Character This Christmas,” I add new ideas from the 2015 Christmas season.

Using the Christmas Angel to Encourage Kindness

Another idea I love is the idea of “Using the Christmas Angel to Encourage Kindness.”

Teaching Kids to Be Kind

If you’d like more ideas for teaching your kids to be kind (for any season), see my post “Teaching Kids to Be Kind.”

Kindness Conversation Starters from The (Reformed) Idealist Mom

Check out this post with free printable kindness conversation starters from The (Reformed) Idealist Mom: “The Secret to Raising Your Kids to Be Kind {Printable}.” This would be a helpful activity to do at any time of year.

Random Acts of Christmas Calendar 2015 from Coffee Cups and Crayons

Random Acts of Christmas Calendar 2015 from Coffee Cups and Crayons

You’ll find lots of great kindness activities in the free printable 2015 Random Acts of Christmas Kindness Advent Calendar from Coffee Cups and Crayons. In the post, you’ll also find links to random acts of Christmas kindness from previous years … an awesome resource for Christmas kindness acts.

Festive Family Holiday Hop & Giveaway 2015

2015 Festive Family Holiday Hop and Gift Guide Giveaway

I’ve partnered with 30+ fabulous bloggers and 15+ sponsors for a very special holiday blog hop and giveaway! We’re sharing holiday inspiration, craft and DIY projects, kid activities, family traditions, and gift ideas. Our generous sponsors are giving away over $1500 in prizes in one massive prize package that contains gifts for everyone on your list. The giveaway will run from November 2-19, so be sure to enter!

Thanks so much to Becca of Bare Feet on the Dashboard for organizing this amazing collaboration! Here’s the main gift guide page at Bare Feet on the Dashboard.

Be sure to check out all the participating bloggers!

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Good luck, and have a kind Christmas! 🙂 Note: I have lots of word-art inspiration at the Bits of Positivity Facebook page and on Pinterest! Background Photo at Top of Post by Oksana Bratanova May be linked to Afterschool Express, Thoughtful Spot, Hip Homeschool HopThe Mommy Club Resources and Solutions, Mom’s Library, A Little Bird Told Me Linky Party, Learn and PlayTGIF Linky Party, Preschool Corner, Sharing Saturday, Tot School Gathering Place.

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